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, academia, commerce, art, entertainment, and government. today, we must come together, not only in celebration, but an acknowledgment of the work that lies ahead. we understand that this is a global economy. the opportunities are ones that we can only surpassed if we come together. we can win the future if we dream together, if we work together. as a society, as an economy, the best is yet to comment. let me leave you with this last idea. every moment affords us an opportunity to change the world. let's seize that moment in each and every moment that succeeds that moment and let's do that together in celebration of our asian-pacific heritage and recognition of the great heritage as all the people that make up san francisco and california. we will truly honored this month, our heritage and our future. thank you very much. [applause] >> ok. all right. we have some competition on the stage right now. >> a couple of other people we need to thank. we have a bunch of co-hosts, the san francisco board of supervisors. a round of applause, please. [applause] our event shares and co-chair
of commerce of northern care of -- kawai and chamber of commerce of northern california, northern california chinese athletic association, national association of american professionals, national federation of independent business, national federation of filipino americans, the filipino chamber of commerce, around of applause for all of our community partners, please. that was a lot. [applause] >> i am so glad he had to do that. our next speaker is u.s. congressmen. he is representing the 15th congressional district of california in the u.s. house of representatives. in congress, he is a member of the powerful house appropriations and budget committee. share of the democratic caucuses, new media working group, house democratic senior went, and the original author of the equity and excellence commission now housed in the u.s. department of education. his district includes silicon valley, the birthplace of technology. mike has dedicated his life to public service and is lauded for his work on education, civil- rights national service, immigration, transportation, the environment, and high-tech
of the legislation. the bill passed out of our subcommittee and the full energy and commerce committee on voice votes with strong, strong bipartisan support. i believe, mr. speaker, it has a high likelihood of being accepted to the senate and to the president. we will certainly give them that opportunity. i urge my colleagues to support this bill so we can finally see this significant improvement signed into law. i want to thank mr. murphy and all of the others who worked to expedite this legislation and get it to the floor today, and i'm going to ask my colleagues to join with us in passing this bill. with that said, mr. speaker, i will reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves. the gentleman from pennsylvania. mr. murphy: mr. speaker, i have no more speakers on this bill, and i'm prepared to close if the gentleman from north carolina is prepared to close as well. mr. butterfield: i have no more speakers and i am too prepared to close. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from pennsylvania reserves the balance of his time. the gentleman from north carolina is
works in real estate, chris who works in advertising and christian who works in e- commerce, following fashion is nothing new. >> i used to read g.q. growing up and that's something that i always wanted to aspire to. >> i follow lots of sites, lots of blogs. >> reporter: the internet has made men's fashion more accessible. fashables.com caters to men and women, it's a blog created by "normalish" people. >> what i try to do is highlight stuff for the average person. what are you going to wear to work. what are you actually going to wear on the weekend. >> reporter: so, where are "normalish" men shopping these days? >> i do like department stores. i like the different selection they have. i like to try new brands. i feel like i can discover new brands better than if i just go to select stores. >> for basic things, it's j.crew and brooks brothers. >> i think i go with mass market. h&m, uniqlo, zara. i'm a big fan of zara. >> reporter: across the board, the numbers show men are shopping. according to n.p.d. group's consumer tracking service, in 2011, sales of menswear climbed 4% to $55 bil
are now in the business of doing fmri lie detection. there the commerce is pushing the science a little bit faster than maybe it ought to. i agree. >> the science. >> the science, right, exactly. >> ok, we have some questions from the audience that i would like to ask. and i think most of these are probably for the doctor. first question, how does the brain research impact drug cases when the defendand is an addict? >> addiction does bad things to the brain. it dramatically changes the brain. in certain individuals, there is enormous vulnerabilities and risk factors from genetics and brain function that can precipitate or make it to be easier to get addicted to drugs. and there have been, i think, quite a bit of neuroscience focusing on trying to develop better treatments for individuals by understanding the mechanism of those changes. in the courtroom, i believe that to help judges, judges when we do the education, one of my collaborators who does this work teaches them how the brain changes with addiction, et cetera, et cetera. that may be helpful for judges sentencing to drug courts
stretch of chamber of commerce weather here in d.c. and how about those nats? it was a great game yesterday. i hope they did well today. here's lindsay's sports report. >>> this is the verizon 4g lte sports desk with lindsay murphy. >> gio gonzalez is a character all the time except maybe when he's on the mound. yesterday he made the rookies dress up in leotards like the u.s. women's gymnastic team. there was some stiff winds blowing at citi field. top of the 3rd nats lead 1-0 on a suzuki solo homer. bryce harper off to straightaway for center field. they cleared the .408 mark. gio in a jam. did you see that pitch? it's a filthy breaking pawls. gio goes six, allow -- ball. gio goes six, allows one. not keeping that one in the park, another two-run shot, his 22nd. nats beat the mets 5-1. gio earns his major league leading 19th victory. >> this couldn't have been done without the defense and offense. a lot of these guys go out there and it feels like they work twice as hard when i'm out there. you appreciate that and realize what's going on. hopefully we'll continue to pile up some
with the commerce you might talk about the range of $50 billion. but in fact, the number is much smaller roads and bridges. but it seems that is all we talk about something the government does less off -- less of more of a grandiose scheme. >> because then we have a heartwarming stories that is one small productive part it was about one out of 1,000 shots of a productive use to think a fraction of the money going to the intended purpose. one hell of a price to pay. >> legislating to the one out of 1,000. you can provide for who has a pre-existing condition. there are better ways out there. but to interfere with their buddies consumption or insurance plan with the insurance mandate, you have to have the particular kind. to do that it seems it is the world turned upside down neil: thank you. our editor from washington. >> his crime from north america. >> of the crisis that is a crisis for us. neil: the richest guy inf france said the french are fried. he was the luxury goods maker of louis vuitton as fast as you can say escargot opening shop in belgium not because the top tax rate is 75% but on
the symbols of american streng streng strength, our economy and our commerce, be our military might and our democracy. and took the lives of citizens from more than 90 countries. it was the worst terrorist attack on america in our history. today, people gather across the united states, around the world to remember the tragic events of 9/11. some take part in ceremonies like this. others spend time in quiet reflection and prayer. all of us take a moment to remember again where we were at that fateful moment. here together, as one family, we pause to honor and to pray and to remember 184 lives lost at the pentagon, more than 2,700 killed in lower manhattan. and the 40 who perished in that field in pennsylvania on flight 93. these victims' families remember those who were lost as mothers and fathers, brothers and sisters, sons and daughters. the family members here today know that the entire nation, entire nation joins you in mourning the loss of your loved one. we are honored by your presence. and just as your loved ones are heroes forever, so are all of you. today, be we also recognize and r
commerce and a fighting tribute their sacrifice. >> late today an agree helicopter was reached to complete the museum. construction work at the underground site stopped a year ago because of a fight over funding. the deal ensures no additional public money will be used but where it'll come from still hasn't been finalized. >> a total of 343 new york firefighters and paramedics died at ground zero on september 11th and many bay area firefighters flew to new york after to help. david stevenson talked to one who is still shaken by a piece of paper he found in the rubble. >> one of the nation abusioniest fire stations but when the terrorist attacks brought down the center the fire station number one lent support. >> everybody was just, couldn't put -- our minds around it. >> you are file that you need to go do something, that they needed help. it was a big, major event that was going to take it out of them. >> reporter: tomorrow is john's 18th year with the department. he is one of about a dozen san francisco firefighters seen here standing near the world trade center rubble just a few day
in early 2014. >> i think this site strikes the appropriate balance between commerce and a fighting tribute their sacrifice. >> late today an agree helicopter was reached to complete the museum. construction work at the underground site stopped a year ago because of a fight over funding. the deal ensures no additional public money will be used but where it'll come from still hasn't been finalized. >> a total of 343 new york firefighters and paramedics died at ground zero on september 11th and many bay area firefighters flew to new york after to help. david stevenson talked to one who is still shaken by a piece of paper he found in the rubble. >> one of the nation abusioniest fire stations but when the terrorist attacks brought down the center the fire station number one lent support. >> everybody was just, couldn't put -- our minds around it. >> you are file that you need to go do something, that they needed help. it was a big, major event that was going to take it out of them. >> reporter: tomorrow is john's 18th year with the department. he is one of about a dozen san francis
for a drop in e-book prices harpercollins reaching day deal with amazon and other e-commerce companies that allows e-books to be sold at a discount after the government accused e-book publishers of price-fixing. don't count on job picture to get better before the end of the year, 72% companies plan to keep headcount the same. as for trading, lower close for stocks yesterday on concern about debt problems in greece. don't believe everything you hear about how to get rid of bedbugs or head lice, ftc says there is no evidence ingredients in best yet can deal with the problem. at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king. >>> katie couric's new afternoon show kicked to have to an exciting start yesterday. today she will sit down with amy copeland the 24-year-old student who lost parts of her limbs to flesh-eating bacteria. then a spin with danica patrick all of that at 3 p.m. on abc7. general hospital airs at 1 p.m.. 2:00, who wants to be a millionaire, jeopardy 2:30. don't miss katie at 3:00, followed by abc7 news at 4:00. >>> if you watched the morning news yesterday we were talking abo
boy named justin. joel stone chamber of commerce posted this video as a warning of the danger of approaching animal in the park. never a good idea. >> up next. last game. >> it's not over until it's over. >> these boys of summer reach the autumn of their lives. plus 2 new chapter in the war on terrorism. al qaeda leader is killed. local man arrested in mexico. battle on the high sea. pirates and hired guns go at it. the investigation into this viral shoot out. 7 news [ female announcer ] they can be enlightening. hey, bro. or engaging. conversations help us learn and grow. at wells fargo, we believe you can never underestimate the power of a conversation. it's this exchange of ideas that helps you move ahead with confidence. so when the conversation turns to your financial goals... turn to us. if you need anything else, let me know. [ female announcer ] wells fargo. together we'll go far. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah, blah, blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playro
out economy and our commerce our military might and our democracy and took the lives of citizens from more than 90 countries. it was the worst terrorist attack on america in our history. today, people gather across the united states, around the world to remember the tragic events of 9/11. some take part in ceremonies like this. others spend time in quiet reflection and prayer. and all of us take a moment to remember again where we were at that fateful moment. here together as one family, we pause to honor and to pray and to remember 184 lives lost at the pentagon more than 2,700 killed in lower plant, and the 40 who perished in that field in pennsylvania on flight 93. these victims, families, remember those who were lost as mothers and fathers, brothers and sisters, sons and daughters. the family members here today know that the entire nation -- the entire nation joins us in mourning the loss of your loved ones. we are honored by your presence and just as your loved ones are heroes forever, so are all of you. today, we also recognize and remember other heroes, those first responders w
, nasdaq up ten points and s&p up seven. commerce department says the trade gap with europe is the highest level. it widened to $42 billion. exports to europe down 11% to 183 billion primarily due to weaker auto sales. the recession in europe is spreading. that weakens the u.s. economy. it adds pressure on the federal reserve. now, the feds also keeping an eye on the european debt crisis. today, germany's high court rejected an atefrt to put off a ruling to block germany for a bailout fund for the european union. germany's participation is crucial. upon the biggest market movers on wall street today, citigroup and morgan stanley. they reached and agreement on their jointly owned agreement, the value set at $13.5 billion. the agreement comes after a deadline for an arbitrator to set a price. a little over an hour ago, traders in all the major exchanges pause for a moment of silence to remember the victims and their families lost on 9/11. barbara, back to you. >> thank you, hampton. have a great day. keith? >> people who pull out their hair, scar, bite, pick and harm their own skin often go
's 20 years ago. 20 years ago. last year, just last year the u.s. chamber of commerce, 20 years later, came out with another study. this is the u.s. chamber of commerce. this is not the social scientists. these are hardheaded business people. what did they say in the u.s. chamber of commerce report? we've got to put more money spew preschoo -- moremoney into pres. well, we at the federal level have been doing that through a program called head start, and we've had head start, i think if i'm not mistaken, since about 1968. high-quality early childhood education has been proven to save taxpayer dollars in the long run by reducing the costs for welfare, special education, and, might i add, criminal justice. read that -- jail time. one of the highest correlative -- in fact, if i'm not mistaken, the highest correlative factor for people who are incarcerated in our prisons is the lack of a high school education. urn the romney-ryan budget, up to 200,000 low-income children and their families could lose access to head start, again, in fiscal year 2014. i'm not talking about over the next ten
association of manufacturers park chamber of commerce or state associations to get people, businesses concerned about this that have been benefiting from these tax incentives, and would see them come off. that is the debate he will see with any tax break coming off this. >> do you think you can go back to the chart that showed the scenarios? it is a complicated chart. the markets in areas. the one with all of the dots. as someone who covers congress and overseas our congressional coverage, i always think of the worst case scenario. congress either doing nothing or kicking the can down the road or doing some version of a -- economic decision with a box. coming up about that scenario? depending on the outcome of the election. there is a lot of scenarios. if we have a status quo election, obama wins, almost an equally divided republican senate and democratic house. then there's the of republican washington scenario. i did not think there is an all democratic washington scenario right now. what is possible versus what -- in the lame duck and then into generic -- january and how do the mar
. even the transports are trading up on hope, hope that the worldwide commerce will pick up. that's how federal express can levitate to where it was. even though the freight index seems to go down by the day. taken en masse, and those are en masse hope stocks, these groups are but a small percentage of the entire u.s. stock market that's rally. that's what matters to me. this is what brings me to the real takeaway. i think this rally is not about hope. i think it's about cold, hard facts and believe it or not the facts for many sectors are really pretty darn good. so let's get to those. first, this is a rally about cds, certificates of deposit. the returns you're getting on these are reminiscent of what a checking account used to offer you versus a savings account in the old days. the disparity was so great that you would do anything to keep money out of your checking account. now many people are willing to accept these ridiculous rates for their savings accounts. plus people own bond funds that could get hammered if rates eventually go up. how can they do this in good conscience? but s
good about global commerce. and it's a given that the company can handle these kinds of downturns and will adjust as it waits for the turn. it didn't take long. fed ex is now trading up more than a buck from where it was before preannouncement downside. that's the kind of thing that happens when you own and buy on weakness the best of breed. how about celgene. last year they had to withdraw a drug application from europe. they dumped the stock, taking it down to $59 from the high 60s and 70s before that. to me, i told you, i came in here and said it was loud krouse. you had to give bob yugan, the ceo and his team the benefit of the doubt. over and over and over again since we started the show, yugan has come in and told you not to worry in the dips. it's business as usual at celgene. three months have passed. the stock zoomed from 59 from $73.. it is amazing to me how people give up on the best of breed companies whenever they have a glitch. we're watching that same thing happen right now with allergan, makers of botox and other medicines because it didn't blow away the numbers th
the chamber of commerce awards, the engineering banquet awards and a lunar new year celebration. >> water issues were discussed at all of those. >> water issues were not discussed. they get good representation. >> meet director richard santos? he's not part of your district though? >> no. >> he's talking about a meeting with san jose city councilman pete constant. >> do you feel that you should have charged $300 to meet with them? >> it wasn't $300. >> $298.27. >> he stayed 30 minute t.cost taxpayers nearly 300 bucks. the thing is santos district doesn't include san jose. >> i think the board members work pretty hard. it's a challenging job. >> the water district ceo says it's important for directors to make a connection to the community by attending events because they are the ones who set policy. he also says everying the district does is transparent. >> i assume they are discussing district business and issues related to water. >> if the gist of the discussion is not at all about water issues, i would question why you would be in attendance. >> tonight at 11:00, we ask the directors ex
commons to keep them safe for the trade and commerce vital to lifting people from poverty. while the war is iraq is over, nearly 70,000 american troops will still remain in afghanistan at the end of the month. our goal should be to complete a successful transition to afghan security forces by the end of 2014. we should evaluate conditions on the solicit the best advice of our commanders. we can agree that they deserve a clear mission and resolute resources they need to complete that mission and they deserve a country that will provide for their needs when they come home. [ applause ] of course, the return of our troops cannot and must not be used as an excuse to hollow out our military through devastating defense budget cuts. it is true that our armed forces have been stretched to the brink, and that's all the more reason to repair and rebuild. we can always find places to end waste, but we can't cancel program after program. we cannot jeopardize critical missions and cut corners in the quality of the equipment and training we provide to our men and women in uniform. >> this is a speech
to those reforms. we know that american businesses are faced with an unbelievably complicated and commerce and tax code, combined over 30% on businesses. not to mention the problems with the estate taxes. it makes the u.s. as the second highest corporate tax rate among developed nations in the world. and so the u.s. federal rate is 35%. it's nearly 10 percentage points higher than other -- our other competitors. so that on top of all of the other issues that we've highlighted, where in order to create -- know, i mentioned the manufacturing jobs. i don't know about you but i get this question all the time, where have all the manufacturing jobs gone. and people always highlight that we've just chased these jobs offshore and it's because we have created this environment in which business owners don't have a choice. if they're going to turn a profit they have to do what is the benefit for their families and to make that hard-earned llar. i remember hearing a colleague give an example, he was sitting on an airplane next to a guy that made things. he made things, he produced a product and he wan
the symbols of american strength, our economy, and our commerce, our military might, and our democracy. and took the lives of citizens from more than 90 countrys. it was the worst terrorist attack on america in our history. today people gather, across the united states, around the world, to remember the tragic events of 9/11. some take part in ceremonies like this. others spend time in quiet reflection, and prayer. and all of us take a moment to remember again where we were at that fateful moment. here together as one family, we paused to honor and to pray and to remember 184 lives lost at the pentagon. more than 2700 killed in lower manhattan, and the 40 who perished in that field in pennsylvania on flight 93. these victims, families, remember those who were lost as mothers and fathers, brothers and sisters, sons and daughters. the family members here today, know that the entire nation, the entire nation, joins you in mourning the loss of your loved ones. we are honored by your presence. and just as your loved ones are heroes forever, so are all of you. today we also recognize and rem
of the indexes. you see bank of ireland up there and unicredit, commerce bank. >> yes, we do take some collective long positions. for example in italy where we see economy be more solid than in spain and not suffering from what spanish banks are exceeding. today the imf is supporting plan of investment from the esm into irish banks that would lighten up irish debt. there is a combination of bad policies aimeded a repping the regions and banks which are very large problems and structural problems in the economy like very high unemployment. so already a very bad macro situation, on top of that the government is persisting into policy stakes that haven't worked before. >> so selective risks. how about the noneurozone. banks. >> we've always been very positive because there's a better independent policy, many of these countries are a safe haven from the european crisis. on the other hand, the up side has become lower and lower has safe havens have become more popular. so the bonds from these banks now trade at half the extra spread than bonds in the semicore eurozone countries like france or the peri
for the trade and commerce. they're vital to lifting people from poverty. twhil the war in iraq is over, nearly 70,000 american troops will still remain in affection at the end of the month. our goal is to complete a successful transition to afghan security forces by the end of 2014. we should evaluate conditions on the ground and solicit the best advice of our military commanders. we can all agree that our men and women in the field serve a clear mission, that they deserve the resources and resolute leadership they need to complete that mission and that they deserve a country that will provide for their needs when they come home. >> candidate mitt romney speaking in reno, nevada. and taking a somewhat subdued track on politics out of respect for the day, a day which we all remember well. moving on. taking a look at september 11th. copd makes it hard to breathe, but with advair, i'm breathing better. so now i can be in the scene. advair is clinically proven to help significantly improve lung function. unlike most copd medications, advair contains both an anti-inflammatory and a long-acting bron
of american strength, our economy and our commerce, our military might and our democracy. and took the lives of citizens for more than 90 countries. it was the worst terrorist attack on america in our history. today, people gather across the united states, around the world to remember the tragic events of 9/11. some take part in ceremonies like this, other spend others spend time with quiet reflection, prayer and all of us take a moment to remember again where we were at that fateful moment. here together as one family, we pause to honor and to pray and to remember 184 lives lost at the pentagon, more than 2700 killed in lower manhattan and the 40 who perished in that field in pennsylvania on flight 93. these victims families remember those who were lost as mothers and fathers, brothers and sisters, sons and daughters. the family members here today know that the entire nation, the entire nation, joins you in mourning the loss of your loved ones. we are honored by your presence and just as your loved ones are heroes forever, so are all of you. today we also recognize and remember other heroes
the state commerce to special interest groups. interesting to note, many of these special groups aren't even from minnesota. make no mistake, this will be passed in a bipartisan land -- and a bipartisan land exchange is going to get done. i will not allow special interest groups, acting in bad faith, to abuse the nepa process and use frivolous lawsuits to black and derail a land exchange. if i could trust special interest groups to act in good faith and the federal bureaucracy to act promptly, i would include nepa in this legislation. the teachers and minnesota school kids in minnesota can't wait years, if not decades. currently some of the schools in minnesota have classrooms with over 40 kids and some school districts like mine in north branch have been reduced to a four-day school week. i ask, is that progress? this legislation will generate a lot of funding for our schools and create good-paying jobs. importantly, the minnesota education investment employment act will not eliminate a single acre of boundary waters land. in fact, it would include wilderness acres to the existing boundary
at home, the commerce department will release figures on july's international trade. analysts are looking for the nation's trade gap to widen to about $44 billion. those are some of the latest headlines on c-span radio. >> watch and in gage with c- span, as our campaign coverage continues toward election day and the candidate prepared to face off in 390-minute october debates. domestic policy is the first focus. tuesday, the 16, the candidates will take audience questions in a town hall meeting from hofstra university. the final debate, monday the 22nd, questions will ship to foreign policy from lynn university in florida. and what the vice presidential debates from center college on october 11. we will also cover key house and senate races, looking at the control of congress. paul our coverage on c-span, c- span radio, and online at c- span.org. host: a live shot of the white house, the white house staff out there. the president and first lady michelle obama will be coming out for a moment of silence this morning around 8:45, when the first tower was struck 11 years ago, as we look back
of american strength -- our economy and our commerce, our military might and our democracy -- and took the lives of citizens for more than 90 countries. it was the worst terrorist attack on america in our history. today people gather across the united states, around the world to remember the tragic events on 9/11. some take part in ceremonies like this. others spent time in quiet reflection and prayer. all of us take a moment to remember again where we were at that fateful moment. here together as one family, we pause to honor and to pray and to remember the 184 lives lost at the pentagon. more than 2700 killed in lower manhattan. and the 40 who perished in that field in pennsylvania on flight 93. these victims families remember those who were lost as mothers and fathers, brothers and sisters, sons and daughters. the family members here today know that the entire nation joins you in mourning the loss of your loved ones. we're honored by your presence and just as your loved ones are heroes for ever, so are all of you. today we also recognize and remember other heroes, those first respon
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